Ryan Sheckler’s “Skate For A Cause” Recap
SKATEBOARDERS RAISED THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS FOR AUTISM SPEAKS AT SECOND ANNUAL SKATE FOR A CAUSE, PRESENTED BY ETNIES
Contest Winners Steve Caballero, Chris Cole, Ryan Decenzo and Pat Duffy Donated Winnings
May 14, 2011 (Lake Forest, CA) – Today the etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest was packed with fans watching some of the best skateboarders in the world compete at the second annual Sheckler Foundation SKATE FOR A CAUSE event, that raised thousands of dollars for Autism Speaks. More than one thousand people gathered to watch the skateboarding contests and enjoy the skateboard carnival village with games and activities.
The total prize purse for all four contests was $15,000, and all the winners donated their winnings to charity. Steve Caballero started the day off by winning $3,000 in the Ball Park SkaterCross. Chris Cole earned $4,000 for the CCS best trick on tranny and Pat Duffy collected a giant $4,000 check for best trick on the Red Bull tech center. Ryan Decenzo won $4,000 for the best trick on the Power Balance stairs, rails and hubba section.